Napa icon Heitz Cellars sold to Arkansas billionaire
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:09:30 GMT
Napa Valley icon Heitz Wine Cellars has been sold to Arkansas banking billionaire Gaylon M. Lawrence Jr. for a rumoured US$180 million. Martha's Vineyard, a 34-acre vineyard in Oakville from which Heitz has made Cabernet since 1966, will remain in the hands of its owners Tom and Martha May, though the contract allowing Heitz to buy its grapes will stay in place.
Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:04:45 GMT
No one in the Senate, apparently - at least not enough to block a historic rules change that passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of members into the chamber. Its passage without objection came despite plenty of concern, some privately aired, among senators of both parties about the threat the tiny humans pose to the Senate's cherished decorum.
Deadly South Carolina prison riot exposes staffing shortage
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:45:14 GMT
FILE PHOTO: A guard tower is seen at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, Lee County, South Carolina, U.S., April 16, 2018. REUT WASHINGTON - A gang-related melee at a South Carolina prison that ended with seven dead and 17 injured, the deadliest U.S. prison riot in a quarter century, exposed the vulnerability of an understaffed system.
Critical Survey: National Grid
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:12:24 GMT
Williams Pipeline Partners and National Grid are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk. National Grid has higher revenue and earnings than Williams Pipeline Partners.
Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) Shares Sold by Geode Capital Management LLC
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:01:49 GMT
Geode Capital Management LLC lowered its stake in Bonanza Creek Energy by 6.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 176,832 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock after selling 11,448 shares during the period.
The American Circus
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:39:23 GMT
A porn actress, the president of the United States' lawyer, and the most popular television host in America walk into a court room ... Nah, no one's going to buy that plot, right? It's too crazy, too over-the-top. But what did we expect, really? We elected a reality show host to the presidency, and he's turned the entire country into a reality show.
Alabama to execute Walter Moody, 83, oldest in modern US history
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:13:13 GMT
Alabama has scheduled the execution of Walter Moody Jr for April 19. If the state carries out the execution, Moody will be the oldest inmate killed in the modern history of the US , according to the Death Penalty Information Center , a group that tracks capital punishment. Though reports listed Moody's age as both 82 and 83, Bob Horton, the Alabama Department of Corrections public information officer, confirmed to Al Jazeera that Moody's age is 83 on Wednesday.